Scott Donaldson fights back to face fellow Scottish star McGill

Locarno snooker club's Scott Donaldson will face fellow Scot Anthony McGill for a place in the quarter-finals of the European Masters, being held in Bucharest, Romania.

Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:49 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 1:37 pm
Scott Donaldson

Donaldson reached the last 16 with a 4-3 win over Belgium’s Luca Brecel. Donaldson had to come from 2-0 down, as he won three in a row to lead 3-2 before Brecel forced a decider. However, Donaldson won the frame 60-16 to set up a showdown with McGill, who Donaldson knows well from their time as juniors on the Scottish tour.

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McGill, who has climbed up the rankings to world No.17, made breaks of 96, 54, 65 and 107 in a 4-3 win over Ali Carter.